September brought unexpected, exciting news: a new lamb in the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs! The lamb was born in late August and belongs to a radio-collared ewe in the range. This ewe did not give birth earlier in the year so it appears she was just bred later than usual. Lambing season typically extends from January through June for Peninsular bighorn, so this is quite an interesting outlier. It’s fun to see a new little one bounding around the hills so we’ll keep you posted on how it fares!
Since the captive herd has been housed in the same 30 acre and 7 acre enclos